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Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.

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May 14
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Allow this very fired up firefighter to explain exactly why it's such a bad idea to keep bags of gas in a car

Drivers across the United States have reacted to news of possible gas shortages in proper, level-headed American fashion: Panic-buying more than they need, and making the situation worse for everyone else in the process. While doing so, photos and videos of hoarders stuffing their cars with jerry cans, barrels, and

May 13
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Adult man demolishes child's Jenga-stacking record and his<i> </i>dreams in very dramatic video

It was only late January when we first heard about Auldin Maxwell, the 12-year-old boy who won the Guinness World Record for “most Jenga blocks on one vertical Jenga block.” Already, the poor kid’s accomplishment has been destroyed, tumbling to the ground and scattering like oh-so-many freshly knocked over wooden game

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May 12
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Tiger currently on the loose in Houston is just the latest example of the state's big cat problem

Last Sunday, @robwormald tweeted a video that showed a Bengal tiger strolling around a Houston neighborhood while an off-duty cop tried to, we guess, arrest the big cat by pointing a gun and yelling “no, sir!” at it over and over. This video was the tip of the iceberg in a story that continued with the tiger’s

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May 11
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First shipment of vodka made near Chernobyl seized by Ukrainian officials for some reason

April marked the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster—a solemn, terrifying occasion made even more severe by its overlap with another deadly, global microscopic crisis. And while tourists and researchers are now permitted to visit the 1000-square mile Exclusion Zone (including the nuclear plant’s actual control

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May 11
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Meet the man living in a "Happy Meal House" that's filled with over 20,000 fast food toys

In 2014, Percival R. Lugue was awarded a Guinness World Record for owning the “largest collection of fast food restaurant toys.” At the time, Lugue had 10,000 plastic tchotchkes—already a frightening number of tiny, faintly greasy-smelling objects to pack into your living space. Now, apparently encouraged by

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